In Pictures: Some of Bollywood hottest veggies
Published on October 15, 2020 at 18.19
For many stars, the new normal is green. Our favourtie Bollywood celebrities have ditched a non-vegetarian diet to go vegetarian. Some have taken to it to spread climate awareness, while others feel it is a step towards healthy living.
SHILPA SHETTY KUNDRA - In July, the actress and fitness enthusiast revealed that she has accepted vegetarianism completely, saying the switch seemed impossible to her initially "Over the years, I've realised that cultivating livestock for food, has not only destroyed forests but also been the largest sources of carbon dioxide, methane, and nitrous-oxide emissions. These are majorly responsible for the climate change our planet is experiencing," she wrote on social media. The actress also said that it is "the best change for our health and the health of the planet".?
ANUSHKA SHARMA – For Anushka Sharma, it’s more than health reasons or lifestyle choice that turned her into a vegetarian. Her pet dog Dude does not like the smell of meat of any kind and Anushka, who was very fond of non-vegetarian food, decided to give it up for good!
??BHUMI PEDNEKAR?? – Bollywood actress and environmentalist Bhumi Pednekar became a vegetarian during lockdown, and she is loving it.??"I was never heavy on a non-vegetarian diet but I took a call during lockdown. It was actually something that happened organically. It's been six months and I'm good, guilt free and I feel physically strong as well," she said, adding: "For many years I wanted to go vegetarian but breaking habits are the toughest thing to do. My journey with Climate Warrior taught me a lot of things and I just didn't feel like eating meat anymore."
SANJAY DUTT – The Bollywood actor who is known for his fondness for kebabs and biryanis, revealed in April that he had given up non-vegetarian food for good.
GENELIA DESHMUKH – Amid the lockdown, Genelia Deshmukh delved into how her perspective of looking at things changed after she turned vegetarian a couple of years ago. "Turning vegetarian was a choice I took a couple of years ago... I honestly thought it was going to be really really tough, but I was determined to make it worke On my journey, I realised the beauty of plants, the various colours I see through them and eventually the nutrients I get through them, but most importantly I feel less cruel to animals..." the actress said.