Monday, July 13, 2009

Shahid Kapoor voted sexiest vegetarian

New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) After Kareena Kapoor, actor Shahid Kapoor has been voted the sexiest vegetarian in Asia by a new poll conducted by People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA). The star says that his selection has broken the myth that "fitness cannot be achieved by eating vegetarian food".

"It feels great to be voted the sexiest vegetarian in Asia. I have always supported the cause of being a vegetarian and it's nice to be felicitated for something so close to my heart," said Shahid in a press statement.

"Being voted as sexy is a matter of perception but being vegetarian is a lifestyle change and something that comes from a sense of responsibility. This win also goes to break the myth that fitness cannot be achieved by eating vegetarian food," said the actor who will be seen in "Kaminey" with Priyanka Chopra.

The actor, who featured in hits like "Jab We Met" and "Vivah", shares this crown with American actress Natalie Portman who was awarded the sexiest vegetarian in the US.

The results of the poll were announced by PETA Asia on their website The results were announced June 10.

In February, Kareena was crowned the sexiest vegetarian alive by the organisation.