Many celebrities are today turning vegetarian paving way for the youth to follow. Most of them say it is the realization about cruelty meted out to animals which made them change their eating patterns. A lot of Bollywood celebs are today happy vegetable eaters. While some of them were inspired from others to follow the pattern, others wanted to easy a different healthy lifestyle for the rest of their lives. World Vegetarian Day is celebrated on October 1. On World Vegetarian Day, we share with you top 10 Bollywood celebrities who pledged never to eat non-vegetarian food again! Also Read - KBC 12: Anupa Das Becomes 3rd Crorepati of Season; Would She Attempt Rs 7 Crore Question?

1. Amitabh Bachchan Also Read - KBC 12: As Promised, Amitabh Bachchan Now Follows Crorepati IPS Mohita Sharma on Instagram

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At the age of 70, Amitabh Bachchan is going strong, all thanks to his vegetarian diet. He has been on this diet since long. He was nominated by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) as the hottest vegetarian celebrity three times in the past.

2. Kareena Kapoor Khan

A kabab-lover during the beginning of her Bollywood career, Kareena Kapoor Khan is today a complete vegetarian. Inspired from former boyfriend, Shahid Kapoor, the Begum changed her eating patterns for the better good and is now completely in awe of the food. The Kapoor girl in earlier interviews has confessed of being fond of Punjabi no-vegetarian food, however changed her lifestyle.

3. Vidyut Jamwal

Among India’s hottest vegetarian celebrities of 2013 by PETA, this hunk turned vegetarian at the age of 14! Isn’t that mature decision at that age? The model-turned-actor who was dependent on chicken and mutton everyday changed his diet structure for a better lifestyle. And he is thankful for his diet for his well toned body.

4. Kangana Ranaut

The ‘Queen’ girl became vegetarian after coming to Mumbai to pursue her career. Kangana Ranaut in a recent interview said that she was inspired to follow the vegetarian diet to maintain her health and beauty. She is also among the list of hottest vegetarian Bollywood celebrities by PETA.

5. Anushka Sharma

This girl next door turned vegetarian for her dog, ‘Dude’, isn’t that cute? According to a Bollywoodlife.com Report, ‘Dude’s is not a meat-eater and even hates the smell  of it. So give him company, Anushka decided yo give up on non-veg food.

6. Rekha

This evergreen beauty is also a strict follower on vegetarian diet. She had been one since the beginning to maintain a healthy lifestyle. She is also among the hottest celebrities of Bollywood by PETA.

7. Vidya Balan

Vidya Balan has always been a vegetarian. She recently started intake of eggs for proteins to her diet on her dietitian’s advice. Raw vegetables and fruit juices are among daily food routine by her.

8. Shahid Kapoor

Being a fitness freak, this Kapoor girl turned vegetarian recently. He was inspired to follow the vegetarian diet plan after reading, ‘Life Is Fair’ by Brian Hines. The book was gifted to him by his father Pankaj Kapoor.

9. Mallika Sherawat

Mallika is a complete vegetarian, who loves to eat fruits and vegetables. In an interview, she has revealed that she drinks a lot of water and consumes about one and half kg of limes everyday. She also loves to eat water rich fruits such as watermelon. And, her water rich diet has given her a beautiful glow. Such is her fascination with vegetarian food that she wants a life partner who is a vegetarian yogi, who doesn’t smoke or drink. (Also Read: Alia Bhatt believes vegetarian food a way to healthy life)

Aamir Khan and Alia Bhatt is currently on vegetarian diet for their respective roles in upcoming movies. There are many more actors who gave up non-vegetarian food for their characters in movies.