When it comes to food everyone has a separate choice. Some love non-vegetarian foods when some believe that vegetarian foods are the best for their health. Both vegetarian and non-vegetarian foods both have their own health benefits.
Just like common people Bollywood stars also have a liking towards non-vegetarian and vegetarian foods. Some Bollywood stars prefer vegetarian foods over non-vegetarian food, some love non-vegetarian foods and can never dream of spending their life just by eating vegetarian foods and some Bollywood celebs love both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food items.
The controversy of which one is better for our health between vegetarian non-vegetarian foods has always been the limelight and still, there has no conclusive result to this as both are great in their own way.
So, in this article, we will be looking at the list of vegetarian Bollywood stars who went from being non-vegetarian to vegetarian to improve their lifestyle and health.
14 bollywood stars who convert themselves to vegetarianism
1. John Abraham
One of the biggest superstars of Bollywood action movies John Abraham is a true vegetarian. He is famous for his action stunts and fitness in movies. The secret behind John’s fit and muscular body is his choice of the vegetarian diet. For people who say that non-vegetarian food is necessary for bodybuilding and musclebuilding John standout as an example that even while having vegetarian foods you can develop a muscular body like him. John also works for organizations and companies that deal with protecting animals. He also donates a part of his income to these organizations that act for saving these animals.
2. Amir Khan
When it comes to vegetarian food Amir Khan is the Bollywood superstar who recently converted himself to a vegetarian from a non-vegetarian. According to media sources Mr. Perfectionist was previously a non-vegetarian and shifted to vegetarianism a few years ago. When it comes to fitness, even at the age of 50 Amir Khan is still fitter than most new actors in the Bollywood industry.
3. Amitabh Bachchan
Bollywood’s Angry Young Man Amitabh Bachchan makes it to this list of Vegetarian Bollywood stars. After spending so many years in the Bollywood industry Amitabh Bachchan is still fit and fine. Amitabh Bachchan has been a vegetarian since 2002 and advises others to follow this path as well. Research has proven that vegetarian people live a few more years than that a person who consumes non-vegetarian food.
4. R. Madhavan
Ranganathan Madhavan has a smile to die for and has been in the Bollywood industry for quite a long time now. Besides acting, he is a producer and director and works in several Bollywood as well as Tollywood movies. Madhavan promotes vegetarianism by participating in various advertisements, videos, and campaigns that promote vegetarianism and prohibits animal cruelty.
5. Vidyut Jamwal
The heartthrob of Bollywood Vidyut Jamwal is famous for his fitness and body. The secret of his amazing body is exercise and vegetarianism. Vidyut’s healthy and vegetarian lifestyle makes him shine among all other celebs in this industry.
6. Kangana Ranaut
Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut has been a vegetarian since 2013. Before 2013 she was into non-vegetarian food items but after 2013 she decided to give up on non-vegetarian foods including dairy products and made her diet completely vegetarian. The sole reason for her transformation from a non-vegetarian to a vegetarian was the problem of acidity and gastritis. Even in one interview, she said that she is trying to learn the art of cooking South Indian food items because those dishes are mostly vegetarian. Kangana also noticed a positive change in her behavior after adopting vegetarianism.
7. Sonakshi Sinha
We all know about the amazing weight loss journey of the Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha. The main reason for her weight loss entirely goes to her diet. She stopped consuming non-vegetarian foods along with dairy products and entirely focused on a vegetarian diet. In an interview, Sonakshi also mentioned a better metabolism after adopting the vegetarian diet. Sonakshi loves animals and also preaches to stop the slaughtering of animals.
8. Richa Chadha
Modern Bollywood actress Richa Chadha is a complete vegetarian now. She had an immense love for eggs and dairy products but stopped consuming them as soon as she took up the idea of turning to vegetarian from a non-vegetarian. She has also worked for several organizations and advertisements which preach to not kill animals and have them as food. Her photoshoot of PETA as a mermaid which said “Fishes are friends, not food” went viral.
9. Jacqueline Fernandez
Upcoming Bollywood actress Jacqueline Fernandez gave up eating non-vegetarian foods from 2013 itself. In an interview, Jacqueline mentioned that turning vegetarian made her feel better and healthy. Her intense love for animals made her turn into a vegetarian. She even encouraged her family and friends to opt for vegetarianism instead of non-vegetarian foods. Jacqueline was also the winner of the PETA Woman of the year award in 2014 and PETA India’s Digital Activism Award recently.
10. Sonam Kapoor
Bollywood actress Sonam Kapoor was not a vegetarian in her initial days. But during her film “Neerja” she took up a vegetarian diet and left non-vegetarian food permanently. According to her this change in her made her feel much fitter and healthier.
11. Shahid Kapoor
We all have known Shahid Kapoor’s vegetarian food habits for some time now. He even managed her ex-girlfriend Kareena Kapoor to change her food habits and opt for vegetarian food. The surprising fact is that Shahid was not always a vegetarian. He chooses vegetarianism when his father gifted him a book called “Life Is Fair”. He went through the book and gave up non-vegetarian foods ever since.
12. Alia Bhatt
The upcoming actress of Bollywood Alia Bhatt opted for vegetarianism under the influence of her father Mahesh Bhatt. She is enjoying her new vegetarian lifestyle and changing food habits.
13. Anushka Sharma
Bollywood actress Anushka Sharma is also a vegetarian. We all have seen the cute pictures of Anushka Sharma and her husband Virat Kohli but never we have ever realized that the actress will turn vegetarian for her pet. In an interview, Anuska Sharma said that she opted for vegetarianism because her pet dog hated the smell of meat. She started liking the lifestyle so much that she continue it forever.
14. Esha Gupta
Esha Gupta changed her lifestyle and adopted vegetarianism when she realized the consequences of opting for a lifestyle that meant butchering animals. Esha also endorses various ad campaigns for PETA and enjoys her fully planned vegan lifestyle.
The above list of Bollywood superstars who were non-vegetarian initially but adopted vegetarianism, later on, shows how a vegetarian diet can keep you healthy and fit. Health&Healthier does not support animal cruelty and recommends a vegetarian diet. The choice entirely depends on you. Do comment below if you are a vegetarian or a non-vegetarian.