Bollywood celebrities often create trends with their clothes, physique as well their life choices. They even have a
number of people who follow them and so, it is important that they maintain a healthy image in public. When it
comes to health and fitness, actors are perhaps the most influential as they are in shape and often flaunt their
body. How they get this is also of great interest. While exercising is important, diet is of utmost importance as it is
the fuel of your body. What stars eat to stay in shape is always intriguing. Though many trainers will emphasize
on the importance of eating meat, there are celebrities who have given it up and are still in the best shape. Here
are top 10 Bollywood celebs who are either vegetarian or vegan by choice.
Shahid Kapoor started off as a chocolate boy and later gave some of his greatest performances. He built a better
physique that he often shows off in his movies and on social media. But did you know the actor is a pure
vegetarian? Yes, Shahid gave up eating meat after he read Life is Fair by Brian Hines that his father gifted him.
He was named Asia’s sexiest vegetarian in 2011.
Yet another Kapoor gave up eating meat a few years ago but recently she also turned vegan. The actress who
loved seafood and curd, gave up dairy and meat to better her health. She is in better shape now thanks to her
balanced vegan diet. Sonam’s doctor advised her that her body was not reacting well to dairy and that is when
she decided to give it up and focus on her health.
Kangana is known for her brilliant acting and controversies but not many know that the Himachal girl is also a
vegetarian-turned- vegan. Kangana first turned vegetarian but soon realised that dairy products did not suit her
and often resulted in acidity and bad digestion. So, she decided to give them up and turned vegan instead. She
has been awarded sexiest vegan of the year by PETA a few years ago.
Sonakshi Sinha is someone who adores animals and it is for this reason that the actress turned vegan. She
wants animal cruelty to end and is doing her bit for it. She lost oodles of weight after turning vegan and is in great
shape. The actress confessed that a vegan diet helped boost her metabolism.
One of the fittest actors in Bollywood even in his 70s is certainly Amitabh Bachchan and now we know why. He is
a vegetarian and he also leads a healthy lifestyle and does not drink or smoke. No wonder he is able to get so
much done in a day and is active even today. PETA named him the hottest vegetarian several times.
Aamir Khan is a perfectionist which is a known fact but not many know that the actor is also vegan. He does not
eat meat or dairy products and it is all thanks to his wife Kiran Rao. She showed him a video on how meat affects
one’s health and that is when he decided to give it up. It is amazing to see how ripped a body he has despite
being a vegan.
Jacqueline Fernandez believes in eating clean, wholesome and healthy foods. She loves organic food and is
about to open her restaurant in Mumbai that will serve sumptuous, healthy meals. Jacqueline is a vegan because
she is against animal cruelty. The actress is pretty active in taking up social causes and supporting NGOs that
are doing their bit.
Anushka Sharma has the cutest reason to turn vegetarian: she did so because of her pet dog. Her dog, does not
like the smell of meat and non-vegetarian dishes. the actress recently decided to give meat up for the dog and is
pretty happy leading a vegetarian life.
John Abraham is one of the fittest actors and is known for his bulked physique but did you know he did it all
without eating meat? Yes, John too is a vegetarian. He is against animal cruelty and so, does not like eating
Alia is the latest entrant to the vegetarian club in Bollywood. She had given up eating meat in the summer but
she enjoyed the lifestyle that she gave it up altogether and turned vegetarian. The actress’s father Mahesh Bhatt
is also a vegetarian and is glad that she too turned one.