When Seenu first sees Sunaina he acts out a scene from 'Barfi!'. Ileana, the actress who plays Sunaina, was in 'Barfi!'
Varun Dhawans name in the film is combination of two Indian cricketers Javagal Shrinath and Venkatesh Prasad (Shrinath Prasad). The film plays tribute to Govinda in his hey days, Arundhoy Singh's character as villain is quite similar to Monish Behl in Govinda's films.
In the movie Kandireega, there is a scene where Sandhya is watching a scene from the movie Pokhiri where I'leana Dcruz is seen on the tv screen. Main Tera Hero is a remake of the same movie where I'leana Dcruz is the lead actress
Main Tera Hero was shot prominently in Bangalore, London, and in the exotic locations of Bangkok.