8 Bollywood Superstars Who Eat Vegan

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Eating vegan feels good on the inside and out. That’s why some of the most famous faces in film keep meat, eggs and dairy off their plates to stay fit, eco-friendly and kind to animals. And oh, does it show. Check out which veg celebs top the list of plant-based popularity:

 Aamir Khan

As one of the most influential powerhouses in Bollywood, Aamir Khan knows how to instigate change. His latest move, which took place just before his 50th birthday, makes a statement about valuing one’s health – Aamir Khan now eats vegan. The producer, actor and director says that after watching a video about the 15 most common diseases and how diet can prevent them, he was convinced that going vegan was the best thing he could do for his health. They don’t call him Mr. Perfectionist for nothing.

Jacqueline Fernandez

PETA’s 2014 Woman of the Year and silver screen siren Jacqueline Fernandez is the definition of beauty, passion and compassion. That’s because she refuses to harm animals by eating meat, eggs and dairy products. And since going vegan, Jacqueline is challenging her loved ones to take the plunge for the 40 days of Lent. What a saint!

Jacquline Fernandez

Jacqueline Fernandez

Ayesha TakiaAzmi

Ayesha’s performance in the hit thriller Wanted isn’t the only thing blowing people’s minds: She also spares animals’ lives by eating vegan, and even got her mum and sister to follow suit. The Bollywood star explains that after learning about the way animals raised for eggs and dairy are abused, confined and slaughtered, the then-vegetarian said goodbye to eatingall animal productsforever.

Ayesha Takia

Ayesha Takia

Kiran Rao

Besides being a stellar producer, director and writer for cinema hits like Dhobi Ghat Kiran Rao is also vegan. Her decision to spare animal lives’, reduce her carbon footprint and be kind to animals is also good for her health. That’s why she lobbied for her husband, Aamir Khan to make the win-win transition.

Neha Dhupia

When she isn’t busy filming hits like Rangeelay or rocking a dress made of leaves, Neha Dhupia protects animals and the environment by eating vegan. That’s why the fashionable and fit filmi helped PETA launch our V-Card, which was India’s first-ever discount savings card for vegans.

Neha Dhupia

Neha Dhupia

Richa Chadda

Richa Chadda isn’t just a model-turned-actor; she’s also a vegetarian-turned-vegan. After modeling a lettuce dress and becoming a mermaid for PETA’s pro-veg ads, the B-town beauty decided to shed eggs and dairy for good.

Richa Chadda

Richa Chadda

Mallika Sherawat

Known for her many starring roles in blockbuster films such as Murder, PyaarKe Side Effects and Welcome,screen queen Mallika Sherawat is also a hero to animals by being vegan. “If I had to pick the very best thing about being vegan, it’s my clear conscience”, says Sherawat, who was also crowned PETA’s Hottest Vegan in 2011.

Mallika Sherawat

Mallika Sherawat

Kangana Ranaut

After giving super hit films like Queen and Tanu Weds Manu Returns Kangana Ranaut besides being one of the finest actors of Bollywood. is now eating vegan. “Veganism as a way of life is deeply rooted in the Indian ethos. I switched to being a vegan and this has made a lot of difference in my life. I am very happy now.” Says Kangana

Kangana Vegan Image with quote

Kangana Ranaut

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