“I don’t even think everybody should be allowed to vote..They don’t even know who they are voting for why they are voting for..I am not going to stand in an election where people vote for money and alcohol. I’d like to be a dictator if at all..I think somewhere dictatorship is the right way but you need to have a good guy..”
– Telugu star Vijay Deverakonda said this on camera in a recent Zoom interview with Film Companion which has currently become talk of the town.
The video in question was a deleted snippet from an actual interview that Deverakonda gave back in September, 2020. Along with his attention grabbing-thoughts on politics and voting, the actor also gave an analogy of choosing a plane captain to compare it with choosing a leader in a democratic rule which many netizens agreed they tried following but ended up accepting it was a butchered version that was explained.