Actors Who Gave Up Meat & Are Now Proud Vegetarians




A lot of people are quitting eating meat and other animal products to protest against the rampant cruelty against animals in slaughterhouses everywhere.

In the past few years, a lot of celebs have also chosen to go the vegan way. Some of them have chosen vegetarianism to support the ‘cruelty-free’ life and some just wanted to be healthier.

The actor gave up eating meat after reading Brian Hines, Life Is Fair. It was gifted to him by his father, and his name also came in Asia's ‘sexiest’ vegetarian back in 2011.

Shahid Kapoor

John is known for his bulked physique but DYK he did it all without eating meat? Yes, John too is a vegan. He is against animal cruelty and so, does not like eating meat.

John Abraham

Sonakshi Sinha wants animal cruelty to end and is doing her bit for it. The actress confessed that a vegan diet helped boost her metabolism.


The diva gave up on non-vegetarian food many years ago. Kareena says she no longs craves meat. She enjoys simple, homecooked meals which comprise veggies.

Kareena Kapoor Khan


Alia had given up eating meat in 2015 but she enjoyed the lifestyle that she gave it up altogether and turned vegan. The actress’s father is also a vegan and is glad that she too turned one.


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.

Jacqueline Fernandez


Anushka turned vegetarian for her pet dog. Dude, her dog, does not like the smell of meat and non-veg dishes. So she decided to give meat up for the dog & is happy leading a vegan life.

Anushka Sharma

Back in 2020, PETA named Shraddha Kapoor the ‘hottest’ vegetarian. She mentioned that she is a smart eater but can't give up food completely.

Shraddha Kapoor

Kangana has also been named in the Hottest vegetarian PETA title and gave up meat, despite being born in a typical household that thrives on eating non-vegetarian food.

Kangana Ranaut

Aamir 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.  

Aamir Khan

The couple turned vegetarian a few years ago & also has a venture named Imagine Meats, which makes plant-based meat, and it is a good substitute for non-veg food.

Riteish & Genelia Deshmukh

Kartik who also turned vegan recently, said: “It only took one video of animals suffering and dying in the meat industry to convince me to go vegetarian.”


BIG B was also named the ‘hottest’ vegetarian celeb, not once but thrice by PETA. He mentioned that he gave up meat along with rice, aerated drinks, smoking and alcohol for health reasons.

Amitabh Bachchan

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