Every year, PETA announces the ‘Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity’, ranking the celebrities who consume plant-based food and this year’s competition was tougher than ever with a string of Bollywood top-stars’ nominations. But the winners were Rajkummar Rao and Alia Bhatt.

Plant-based food vegetarian food has gained quite momentum across the world and people are trying to consume these foods for a healthy lifestyle. PETA promotes saving animals and hence, they promote vegetarian and plant-based diet too. Celebrities make major influence on people and as per PETA, both Rajkummar and Alia have made plant-based foods more popular than ever. Sachin Bangera, PETA’s associate director of celebrity and public relations said, “Alia Bhatt and Rajkummar Rao are fit, hot, and compassionate, and they’re setting a great example for their fans and millions of other people who want to fight climate change with their forks”.

Rajkummar Rao has no addictions, he doesn’t drink, doesn’t smoke, doesn’t have non-vegetarian and prefers a healthy regime for maintaining his fitness. While Alia Bhatt herself claims that she prefers having vegetarian food because it is a healthy way of life. Apart from these two superstars, Bollywood legends like Amitabh Bachchan, Vidyut Jammwal, Shahid Kapoor, Sunny Leone, R Madhavan, Kangana Ranaut and Sridevi were among those nominated for this years ‘Hottest Vegetarian Celebrity’.

PETA says that the winners prove that nothing is sexier than compassion towards animals, which these celebrities show every time that they sit down for a meal. By depending on plant-based food, people can not only contribute in saving animals, but it will make a major impact on their lifestyle and health. Following a vegan diet can actually decrease the risk of suffering from heart disease, strokes, diabetes, cancer, and obesity – which are widespread problems these days, and their solution lies in our plates.