Mumbai: Bollywood chocolate boy actor Shahid Kapoor has been adjudged as Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Man for 2011.
Apart from Shahid, other popular names include B-Town hottie Kareena Kapoor, Mongolian singer Nominjin, model-turned Hollywood siren Maggie Q, Super Girl Jane Zhang, Taiwanese actor Blue Lan, actors Barbie Hsu, Gao Yuanyuan and songwriter Louis Cheung. Other favourite celebrities include Natalie Portman, Milo Ventimiglia, Hayden Panettiere, Jake Shields, Leona Lewis and Anthony Kiedis.
Apparently, Shahid won PETA’s India’s Sexiest Vegetarian contest in year 2009 and received the Filmfare Award for a Debut Film in 2003 for ‘Ishq Vishk.’
Talking to a daily, Shahid said, “I have always supported the cause of being a vegetarian, and it`s nice to be felicitated for something so close to my heart. 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. I want to thank my fans for their vote and I am enjoying the sexy tag.”