There are countless debates on which is more beneficial: being a vegetarian or being a non-vegetarian. While every side has its pros and cons, there are some celebrities who promote vegetarianism and some who have converted into one. Here are few Bollywood celebrities who have been declared hottest vegetarian celebrities by PETA:
- Amitabh Bachchan
Amitabh Bachchan is and will always remain the Shahensha of Bollywood. He is a vegetarian by choice and has also given up smoking, tea, and coffee. At his age, he is super-fit and his lifestyle is something to get inspired from. PETA has voted him and nominated him in the list of vegetarian celebrities for 4 consecutive years now.
- Shahid Kapoor
Shahid Kapoor is a very strong supporter of vegetarianism. He has been a vegetarian by choice since a long time and he even motivated his ex Kareena Kapoor to take up vegetarianism. He says the book “Life is Fair” is the reason why he turned vegetarian and it was a gift from his father. He had been voted PETA Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Man in the year 2011.
- Lisa Haydon
Lisa Haydon is a vegan since she was a child and she gives credit to her mother’s culinary skills for that. She highly promotes veganism and says her food habits are what is the main reason behind her fitness.
- Anushka Sharma
The reason why Anushka Sharma turned vegetarian is very sweet and surprising. She changed her food habits for her dog, Dude. Apparently, he hates the meat smell or any other non-veg food item. But since then, Anushka has been a vegetarian and has been nominated for Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity 2016 contest.
- Malika Sherawat
Mallika Sherawat had been voted Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity along with actor Dhanush in 2011. She is a vegan and she exudes passion, compassion along with being super-fit. Mallika has been a non-vegetarian since her childhood and later turned into a vegan.
- Jacquelin Fernandez
Jacquelin Fernandez turned into a vegetarian to contribute towards protecting the environment and also took a step towards adopting a healthy lifestyle. She highly promotes vegetarianism and appeals her family, friends, and fans to do the same. She is a vegan and has been nominated by PETA this year.
- Vidya Balan
Vidya Balan had been awarded the title of Hottest Bollywood Celebrity in the year 2012. She has been a vegetarian since childhood but had included eggs in her diet for some time because it was a necessity. However, she soon excluded them and went back to her old food habits.
- Aamir Khan
Aamir Khan chose to become a vegetarian just before he turned 50. He loved his non-vegetarian food and enjoyed chicken, eggs, and meat immensely. However, his wife Kiran Rao motivated him to turn vegetarian by showing him a certain video.
- John Abraham
John is very passionate about animals and doesn’t believe in animal killings. This is the main reason why he is a vegetarian. He highly promotes vegetarianism and is very vocal about it. He is very particular about his food habits, diet, and physique and that definitely shows in his fitness.