The Namesake

The Namesake (2006)

2 factual errors

(2 votes)

Directed by: Mira Nair

Starring: Irrfan Khan, Jacinda Barrett, Kal Penn, Tabu

Genres: Drama

Factual error: In a bleak snowy cityscape that depicts New York City in the late 1970's, there is a small satellite dish attached to a rooftop. It is the kind that DirectTV and the Dish network employ today, but probably not at the time period in question.

Factual error: When Gogol's grandfather receives the picture of baby Gogol, the envelope has $0.37 stamps that were not issued until 2003. But Gogol was born in the 1970s as evidenced by the inscription in the book his father gave him for graduating high school, dated 1995. (00:25:50 - 01:51:30)


Continuity mistake: In the scene just before Ashoke travels to Ohio, his moustache is primarily black with a bit of grey at the edges. The scene that immediately follows, when he arrives in his apartment in Ohio, shows Ashoke having a completely grey moustache.

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Ashima A. ganguli: For 25 years I missed my life in India. And now, I will miss my life here. And all of you, who became my family.

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