Mumbai, July 01: More PicsShahid Kapoor has won the title of Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Man for 2011 after a fierce battle on PETA Asia Pacific website. Singer Faye Wong has been crowned Asia’s Sexiest Vegetarian Woman.
Other popular contenders include Bollywood film heavyweight Kareena Kapoor, model-turned-Hollywood hottie Maggie Q and Mongolian singer Nominjin, Taiwanese actor Blue Lan, Super Girl Jane Zhang, actors Gao Yuanyuan and Barbie Hsu, and songwriter Louis Cheung. Favourite celebs from outside the continent include actors Natalie Portman, Hayden Panettiere and Milo Ventimiglia; fighting champion Jake Shields and singers Anthony Kiedis (of the Red Hot Chili Peppers) and Leona Lewis.
Shahid recently starred in ad campaign for PETA India extolling one of the many benefits of a plant-based diet: “Chicks Love a Vegetarian”. Kapoor who won the same organization’s India’s Sexiest Vegetarian contest in 2009 and received the 2003 Filmfare Award for a Debut Film for his appearance in his Ishq Vishk. “I have always supported the cause of being a vegetarian, and it’s nice to be felicitated for something so close to my heart,” says Kapoor.”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.”