|Mumbai, July 10 :
" Delhi Belly
" actress Poorna
Jagannathan, a vegetarian, has joined hands with People for Ethical
Treatment of Animals ( PETA
) to inform people about the benefits of the
approached me to do a campaign for them. They
got to know that I was vegetarian. So they wanted to bring that aspect
to to life," the 39-year-old said here Monday at the launch of a Pro-Veg
Add Campaign at Radio Club.
"I have been a staunch supporter of
a vegetarian lifestyle for a very long time. I believe it is more
healthier, compassionate and a kinder way of living. So I am more than
happy to do this," she added.
Poorna recalls how her work has had her surrounded by meat-eaters.
some point or the other I have been in countries like Argentina, they
have steak for breakfast. Then in Brazil. There was always abundant
opportunity to eat meat. Since I was young I have had huge love for
animals," said Poorna.
A known face in Hollywood, Poorna has done US TV series "Law & Order", "Royal Pains", "The Game" and more.
was also in the cast of American director Bruce Beresford's "Peace,
Love & Misunderstanding" that had Jane Fonda, Catherine Keener and
Jeffrey Dean Morgan.© IANS