From Alia Bhatt to Esha Gupta: Have a look at these celebrities who turned vegan by choice

Celebrities are known for their flawless skin and healthy physique. We often wonder how can a person be so fit even after having junk food. But our famous film stars don’t always consume oily and fried food. They follow a strict diet and have to compromise on many such unhealthy habits. In recent years, many celebrities have turned vegan and opted for eating plant-based foods.

Actors such as Kangana Ranaut, Alia Bhatt, Genelia D’Souza and many others have chosen to become vegetarian for their love for animals. Let’s have a look at these Bollywood celebs who have turned vegan and for what?


1. Alia Bhatt

Alia Bhatt has been a vegetarian ever since she was a child. The actress has always refrained from eating meat because of her due love for animals. Alia turned vegan in 2020 and she also stated that vegetarian food is a way to lead a healthy life. The actress also runs an organization known as CoExist. It is an animal charity and works for the welfare of stray animals.

2. Shraddha Kapoor

Shraddha Kapoor turned vegan in 2019 because of her love for animals and didn’t want to promote eating meat. She was termed as the “The Hottest Vegetarian” by PETA in 2020. The actress is a healthy eater and enjoys her plant-based delicacies.

3. Aamir Khan

Mr Perfecionist of Bollywood turned vegan in 2015. It happened when his wife Kiran Rao showed him a video of how consuming animal meat can cause several infections and diseases. Since then, he has started eating vegetarian food and stuck to it.

4. Shahid Kapoor

The Kabir Singh star is known for his phenomenal acting skills. However, many will be unaware that the actor is a vegan and is vigilant about his diet. He turned vegan after reading the book ‘Brian Hines, Life is Fair,’ which was gifted by his father Pankaj Kapur.

5. Riteish Deshmukh & Genelia Deshmukh

Riteish Deshmukh turned vegetarian in the year 2019 while his wife Genelia has been a vegetarian all her life. Both of them even own a plant-based meat venture as an alternative to meat.

6. Esha Gupta

Esha Gupta is one of the fittest Bollywood stars and models, who has been known for her healthy physique. The actress has been a vegetarian since a young age and has been raising awareness for consuming plant-based meat. She believes that environmental issues can come under control if we save animals.

Which of these actors have inspired you to become vegan? Let us know in the comment section. For more such updates, stay tuned at Business Upturn.