Prakash Raj happens to be a student of acting with actor Ananth Nag. This raises the acting bar to a higher level in a very short time. According to director Sadashiv Shenoy, this is a part of 'Prarthane" as a film on the whole. Historical dialogues from freedom fighter Sangolli Rayanna have been assigned to Prakash Raj.
Prakash Raj and Ananth Nag have acted together a few years ago, wherein Prakash Raj played Ananth Nag"s son in the film Preethi Prema Prayana
Naanu Nanna Kanasu now Prakash Raj"s debut direction is half way of shooting; besides jointly producing the film with B Suresh. He repeats his performance from Tamil and Telugu films (Abiyum Naanum and Akashamantha).