The Namesake

2007PG-13122 min7.3/10

While living in India, Ashoke survived a deadly crash and attributed his fortune to his favorite author Nicholai Gogol. Years later in America, Ashoke and his wife remember the author by giving the nickname Gogol to their son, which the boy initially adores. As a teen, Gogol's distaste for the name and his heritage grows, but within time he may realize its cultural value.

Genres:Drama, Kids & Family

Director:Mira Nair

Cast:Kal Penn, Tabu, Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Zuleikha Robinson

Production Country:United States, India

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Added to HBO Max:October 1, 2020

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