Millions of people — from actors and models to politicians — are ditching meat. Check out what these celebs are saying about cruelty-free cuisine:
"If I had to pick the very best thing about being vegan, it's my clear conscience."

— Mallika Sherawat,
actress and former model
“Adopting a vegetarian diet may seem like a small choice, but it has an enormous impact on the world around us."

— Vidya Balan, actress
"I love vegetarian food and have realised that vegetarianism is healthier because it digests easily, keeps you mentally very fit and it is 100 per cent lighter."

— Vidyut Jamwal, model and actor
“Being a vegetarian always made me feel healthy. I've always felt light. Every time I sit down to eat, I'm helping the environment."

— Dhanush, actor

“For me, being a vegetarian is about being compassionate. I love animals, so I would never eat them.”

— R. Madhavan, actor
"I love chicks ... pigs, cows, fish, and all the other animals too. That's why I turned vegetarian."

— Shahid Kapoor, actor
"Being vegetarian is the best road to good health."

— Hema Malini, actress