"The Namesake" quotes

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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: Mira Nair
Writer: Sooni Taraporevala, Jhumpa Lahiri
Production: N/A
Genre: drama
Year: 2006
MetaScore: 82/100
ImdbRating: 7.5
BoxOffice: $13,569,248
Released: 06 Apr 2007
Awards: 5 wins & 7 nominations

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Cast

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