Opting for a vegan lifestyle isn’t an easy task. Giving up meat and dairy products pretty much leaves you to very minimal options in terms of food consumption. Although the health fad that gained momentum a couple of years ago has a good set of benefits, it takes a lot of determination and discipline to maintain it.
Our B-town celebs are very strict about their fitness and nutrition. Some have given up eating meat and become vegetarians, while some have taken a step further and opted veganism, as a sign of love towards animals. From Aamir Khan to Jacqueline Fernandez, here are ten Bollywood celebs who are proud vegans.
The Dabangg girl is a staunch supporter against cruelty towards animals. Sonakshi gave up meat just for that, which in term helped her with an amazing weight loss transformation as well. She has also confessed that turning vegan helped her boost metabolism.
The perfectionist actor’s wife Kiran Rao is a vegan, who does her bit to prevent animal cruelty. Apparently it was a video that the Mrs showed Aamir, based was on 15 common, but deadly diseases which can be avoided by a dietary regulation, which led to the actor opting for veganism.
The controversial queen indeed has a slender and toned bod that is enviable. The pahadi girl had been a hard-core non-vegetarian all her life, until she set base in Mumbai. She ditched meat and went for a vegan lifestyle that helped her skin, mind and body.
Being a Punjabi girl, Sonam Kapoor’s sinful indulgences were seafood and curd. Eventually when she stepped in Bollywood and became more fitness conscious, she lost a lot of weight and became a vegetarian at first. She later hopped on the vegan bus and now even follows a keto diet.
Jacqueline (also Sonam’s bestie) has glorified her love for animals on every front. Be it testing of beauty products or her vegan lifestyle, no doubt she was crowned ‘Woman of The Year’ by PETA in 2014.
Esha is an epitome of dusky beauty who has got the social media swinging with her raunchy pictures. That being said, she is also a fitness enthusiast who keeps a check on what she consumes. She has also done various ad campaigns for PETA, and enjoys her vegan lifestyle to the fullest.
Maddy is a longtime supporter of animal rights and a dedicated vegan. He was quoted in The Indian Express saying, “Animals feel pain, just as people do. They value their lives, just as we value ours. They’re terrified by the sights and smells of the slaughterhouse, and they fight for every last breath.”
Model, actress, TV host and a new mom, Lisa Haydon has a body that is a result of veganism. Although she has been vegetarian since birth, she extended her diet further by giving up consumption of dairy products as well.
The Junglee actor who has is a fitness freak and maintains his physique with sheer discipline. The muscle hunk is a vegan and the result is quite visible.
Bollywood’s bombshell Mallika Sherawat has been vegan since 2011. The actress told The Indian Express, “If I had to pick the very best thing about being vegan, it’s my clear conscience.”