PM Modi, Rekha voted hottest vegetarian celebrities

People For the Ethical Treatment of Animals (Peta) named Prime Minister Narendra Modi and evergreen actress Rekha the hottest vegetarians celebrities of 2014.

PM Modi is strictly a pure vegetarian and also has been practising yoga for a long time. Peta said it demonstrated that one can lead a healthy life by being a vegetarian.

Apart from Modi and Rekha celebrities Kangana Ranaut and Shahid Kapoor, Amitabh Bachchan, R Madhavan, Jacqueline Fernandez and Hema Malini are also in the race of pure vegetarians.

Thousands of votes were cast to chose the winners and finally PM Narendra Modi and Rekha achieved the top position. "I've been a vegetarian for most of my life and can endorse the fact that it affects the way you think and perceive life," Rekha said. Rekha to practises yoga daily to remain fit and healthy.

Modi dines on animal-friendly vegetarian foods whenever he meets with international delegates, the statement read.

"Rekha and Prime Minister Modi have inspired caring people everywhere to ditch meat in favour of vegetarian foods. Both of Peta India's winners prove that nothing is hotter than kindness, which they show every time they sit down for a meal," said Poorva Joshipura, chief executive officer, Peta India.