05/06/2015 5:43 AM AEST | Updated 15/07/2016 12:55 PM AEST

World Environment Day: 5 Indian Celebrities Who Have Shown They Care For The Environment

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Indian Bollywood actor John Abraham attends the 'Asia�s Sexiest Vegetarian Awards' at the 10th Anniversary Gala of the India branch of People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) in Mumbai on December 18, 2009. PHOTO/STR. (Photo credit should read STR/AFP/Getty Images)

When it comes to saving the environment, these Bollywood celebrities believe in working for the cause, and not necessarily for the applause. From harvesting rainwater to building India's first elephant village, they have been quietly contributing to make the world a better, cleaner and greener place.

We are remembering the work of these celebrities on World Environment Day because their efforts extend beyond smiling for the cameras or posing for campaigns. Let's take a leaf from their book.

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