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The Namesake

6.7 2006

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After moving from Calcutta to New York, members of the Ganguli family maintain a delicate balancing act between honoring the traditions of their native India and blending into American culture. Although parents Ashoke and Ashima are proud of the sacrifices they make to give their children opportunities, their son Gogol strives to forge his own identity without forgetting his heritage.

Kal Penn image
Kal Penn as Gogol / Nikhil
Tabu image
Tabu as Ashima Ganguli
Irrfan Khan image
Irrfan Khan as Ashoke Ganguli
Jacinda Barrett image
Jacinda Barrett as Maxine Ratliffe
Zuleikha Robinson image
Zuleikha Robinson as Moushumi Mazoomdar
Ruma Guha Thakurta image
Ruma Guha Thakurta as Ashoke's Mother
Sabyasachi Chakraborty image
Sabyasachi Chakraborty as Ashima's Father
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Sahira Nair as Sonali Ganguli
Supriya Choudhury image
Supriya Choudhury as Ashima's Grandmother
Jhumpa Lahiri image
Jhumpa Lahiri as Jhumpa Mashi
Kharaj Mukherjee image
Kharaj Mukherjee as Chhotoo
Glenne Headly image
Glenne Headly as Lydia

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