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Bollywood celebrities who gave up meat and turned vegetarian

Ever wondered which Bollywood celebrity turned into a vegetarian? Read on to know about celebrities who became vegetarians.

Written by Arushi Bidhuri | Updated : March 5, 2021 1:28 PM IST

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Vegetarian Celebs

From fashion to fitness, Bollywood celebrities often create trends that people want to follow them. When it comes to health and fitness, these stars always keep themselves in shape and flaunt their body. While exercising is important, diet plays an integral role in keeping their body fit. What stars eat to stay in shape is always interesting for their fans. Although most people believe that they need to eat meat to stay fit, these Bollywood celebs have given up meat to live a vegetarian life. There are numerous celebrities who have been practising vegetarianism for a long-time, including A-list actors like Shraddha Kapoor, Alia Bhatt, Sonam Kapoor, Shahid Kapoor and many others. Here is a list of some actors who gave up non-vegetarian food and turned vegetarian or vegans.

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Sonam K Ahuja

The fashion diva of tinsel town gave up eating meat many years ago but she only turned a few years back. Vegan is a diet that excludes meat, eggs, dairy products, and all other animal-derived ingredients. The “Neerja” actress, who used to love seafood and curd, gave up on everything for better health after hearing that her body was not reacting well to dairy.

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Bhumi Padnekar

Always in support of climate change, Bhumi Padnekar decided to go vegetarian. According to media reports, she said, “For many years I had the want to go vegetarian but breaking habits are the toughest thing to do. My journey with Climate Warrior taught me a lot of things and I just didn't feel like eating meat anymore. I was never heavy on non-vegetarian, but I took a call in the lockdown. It was actually something that happened organically. It's been six months, and I'm good, guilt-free and feel physically strong as well."

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Riteish Deshmukh

The Housefull actor, who pledged to give up his organs also opened on becoming a vegetarian. He gave up on meat, black coffee and aerated drinks to keep his body healthy and fit.

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Shraddha Kapoor

PETA was named Shraddha Kapoor the hottest vegetarian in 2020. Apparently, Shraddha was inspired to quit meat after she came across a cookbook shared by PETA India. She once shared that she is a smart eater and can’t give up on food completely. So, if she eats something, she works out to get rid of the problem.  Also Read - Heart Attack And Stroke In Dogs: Symptoms, Causes, Treatments And More