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  • The Namesake (2006)
  • PG-13
    122 min | Drama
The Namesake (2006)
PG-13
122 min | Drama

American-born Gogol, the son of Indian immigrants, wants to fit in among his fellow New Yorkers, despite his family's unwillingness to let go of their traditional ways.
Director
Writers
Sooni Taraporevala (screenplay) | Jhumpa Lahiri (novel)
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Release date
Apr 6, 2007 (United States)

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59 cast members
Name Known for
Kal Penn
Nikhil a.k.a. Gogol Nikhil a.k.a. Gogol   See fewer
Tabu
Ashima Ashima   See fewer
Irrfan Khan
Ashoke Ashoke   See fewer
Zuleikha Robinson
Moushumi Mazumdar Moushumi Mazumdar   See fewer
Ruma Guha Thakurta
Ashoke's Mother Ashoke's Mother   See fewer
Sandip Deb
Music Teacher Music Teacher   See fewer
Sukanya
Rini Rini   See fewer
Tanushree Shankar
Ashima's Mother Ashima's Mother   See fewer
Sabyasachi Chakrabarty
Ashima's Father Ashima's Father   See fewer
Tamal Ray Chowdhury
Ashoke's Father Ashoke's Father   See fewer
Supriya Choudhury
Ashima's Grandmother (as Supriya Devi) Ashima's Grandmother (as Supriya Devi)   See fewer
Stuart Rudin
Homeless Man Homeless Man   See fewer
Heather MacRae
Nurse Patty Nurse Patty   See fewer
Sumitra
Calcutta House Staff Calcutta House Staff   See fewer
Kanti
Calcutta House Staff Calcutta House Staff   See fewer
Michael Countryman
Mr. Wilcox Mr. Wilcox   See fewer
Kousik Bhowal
Dr. Gupta Dr. Gupta   See fewer
Rupak Ginn
Uncle Uncle   See fewer
Soham Chatterjee
Gogol (Age 4) Gogol (Age 4)   See fewer
Gargi Mukherjee
Mira Mashi Mira Mashi   See fewer
Pallavi Shah
Kajol Mashi Kajol Mashi   See fewer
Jhumpa Lahiri
Jhumpa Mashi Jhumpa Mashi   See fewer
Noor Lahiri Vourvoulias
Baby Sonia Baby Sonia   See fewer
Linus Roache
Mr. Lawson Mr. Lawson   See fewer
B.C. Parikh
Mr. Mazumdar Mr. Mazumdar   See fewer
Sibani Biswas
Mrs. Mazumdar Mrs. Mazumdar   See fewer
Lakhan Das
Baul Singer Baul Singer   See fewer
Daniel Gerroll
Gerald (as Daniel Gerrol) Gerald (as Daniel Gerrol)   See fewer
Christie Moreau
Phone Operator Phone Operator   See fewer
Jo Yang
Ms. Lu Ms. Lu   See fewer
Krishna Dikshit
Funeral Priest Funeral Priest   See fewer
Kartik Das
Boat Man Boat Man   See fewer
Gary Cowling
Hotel Manager Hotel Manager   See fewer
Sudipta Bhawmik
Subroto Mesho Subroto Mesho   See fewer
Jeb Brown
Oliver Oliver   See fewer
Mia Yoo
Viola Viola   See fewer
Partha Chatterjee
Reformed Hindoo Reformed Hindoo   See fewer
Mitali Bhawmik
Singing Voice (voice) Singing Voice (voice)   See fewer
Marcus Collins
Graham (uncredited) Graham (uncredited)   See fewer
Sandi DeGeorge
Moshumi's Friend (uncredited) Moshumi's Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
Aaron Yoo
Student in Gogol's Class (uncredited) Student in Gogol's Class (uncredited)   See fewer
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