Pathinettam Padi had been in the news for many reasons right from the day of announcement. The multi-star cast, the debut directorial of an acclaimed script writer and the stunning looks of the megastar picqued the curiosity of all. The film is a coming of age drama of the students of two rival schools. Ahaana Krishna played the role of a teacher Annie. She says that the character taught her to love and cope up with a loss, taught her to move around in a saree. She fancied her intro shot and thanked the director and cinematographer. Ahaana penned that though Annie is only a small part of a huge film, she loved the character.