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


Shahid Kapoor started off as a chocolate boy and later gave some scintillating intense 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. (ALSO SEE Shahid’s nutritionist reveals how she plans his day)

Sonam Kapoor

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Sonam 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. Sonam’s doctor advised her that her body was not reacting well to dairy and that is when she decided to give it up for her health. Here’s how Sonam’s trainer and nutritionist keeps her in shape.

Kangana Ranaut


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. 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

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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.

Amitabh Bachchan


One of the fittest actors in Bollywood even in his 70s is certainly Amitabh Bachchan and now we know why. He is a vegetarian who does not eat any meat. 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

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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 been vegan. (ALSO SEE 5 times Aamir Khan underwent huge body transformations)

Jacqueline Fernandez


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. (ALSO SEE Here’s what Jacqueline eats in a day)

Anushka Sharma


Anushka Sharma has the cutest reason to turn vegetarian: she did so because of her pet dog. Dude, 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


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 meat.

Alia Bhatt

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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. (ALSO SEE Alia Bhatt’s fitness workout videos)

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