"I have spent a lot of my childhood in Bangalore and thus this city will always be very special to me," Imran said in a statement.
He has also been sharing his childhood memories with the crew.
"When he got the news that the movie shoots were going to happen in Bangalore he was thrilled and shared his childhood tales with us. He was more than happy to leave for the shoots," said a source.
Gori Tere Pyaar Mein is directed by Punit Malhotra, and also features stars Kareena Kapoor, Shraddha Kapoor and Sainath Dukkipati.