Bollywood stars who are vegetarian

Bhatt is passionate about environmental sustainability & and sustainable fashion


Actor Alia Bhatt was recently roped in as an executive producer for the wildlife OTT series Poacher. The series directed by Riche Mehta is an investigative docu-drama on ivory smuggling in India and is set for release on February 23. Bhatt, who is known to be a vegetarian, is also passionate about environmental sustainability and sustainable fashion. Here are other Bollywood celebrities, who have turned vegetarian.

Shahid Kapoor: Shahid Kapoor turned vegetarian over a decade ago. He made the choice after reading 'Life is Fair' by Brian Hines, which was gifted to him by his father. 

Anushka Sharma: Actor Anushka Sharma and her husband Virat Kohli are vegetarians. Sharma believes that abstaining from meat keeps you physically and mentally strong. 

Aamir Khan: Actor Aamir Khan turned vegetarian after his former wife Kiran Rao showed him a video about how eating meat is harmful to you.

Amitabh Bachchan: Amitabh Bachchan too, quit eating meat several years ago.

Kangana Ranaut: Actor Kangana Ranaut turned vegetarian before adopting veganism. She has said that being vegan gives her physical and emotional strength.

Sonam Kapoor: Actor Sonam Kapoor had for long been a vegetarian. An animal lover, Kapoor gave up milk and dairy products and turned vegan a few years ago.

Bhumi Pednekar: Environmentalist Bhumi Pednekar turned vegetarian during the lockdown. 

Riteish Deshmukh and Genelia D'Souza: Both Riteish Deshmukh and his wife Genelia turned vegetarian around 2019. The couple also have a plant-based meat brand called Imagine Meat. 

Malaika Arora: This diva, who makes 50 look like 30, turned vegan about three years ago. She has said that it has helped her in staying fit. 

John Abraham: Model-turned-actor has been vegetarian for a long time. He is known to eat eggs though.

Neha Dhupia: Neha Dhupia, in some interviews has said that turning vegetarian has helped keep her weight under control and has made her feel more energetic.

Richa Chadha: Richa Chadha turned vegan as alternatives to non-diary products became more accessible. Before this, she was a vegetarian. 

Shraddha Kapoor: Actor Shraddha Kapoor, who turned vegan in 2019, was named the hottest vegetarian of 2020 by PETA.

Esha Gupta: Easha Gupta adopted veganism for a healthier lifestyle in 2015.

Sonakshi Sinha: Sonakshi Sinha credited veganism for her weight transformation and has said that her metabolism has never been better,

Jacqueline Fernandez: The actor, who has been vocal about animal cruelty, has been vegan for several years now. She also owns a vegan restaurant in Mumbai.

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