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The Namesake

PG-13| 2 hr. 2 min.

Plot Summary
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 (Irrfan Khan) and Ashima (Tabu) are proud of the sacrifices they make to give their offspring opportunities, their son Gogol (Kal Penn) strives to forge his own identity without forgetting his heritage.

Cast: Kal Penn , Tabu , Irrfan Khan , Zuleikha Robinson , Jacinda Barrett , Glenne Headly , Brooke Smith , Sahira Nair

Director: Mira Nair

Genres: Drama

Distributor: Fox

The Namesake (2006)

Release Date: March 9th, 2007|2 hr. 2 min.

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