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The Namesake Plot

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.

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Budget : $9.5 mn
Box Office : $20.14 mn

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  • 3.5/5
By Anica Bushra

The Namesake, based on Jhumpa Lahiri’s iconic novel, is an immigrant intimate family saga spanning two generations . Mira Nair through her fine cinematography and her choice of outstanding prolific cast renders The Namesake a gripping experience for the audiences. A move from Calcutta to New York is not an easy one for Ashima(Tabu) who complying with the customs of the time (and of today of course! We are but slow movers) , moves in with her husband Ashok(Irfan) in New York. The movie captures the dilemma of an immigrant in a foreign land, and his struggles to belong to a place which he could call his own, his home. Ashoke and Ashima’s kids Gogol(Kal...

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