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    OK, Who Slipped This NSFW Joke Into Yash Raj Films' "War"?

    Excuse me, this movie is supposed to be an action thriller!

    Hello, I’m Ria, and while I'm not ashamed of my habit of watching trashy films, I like to redeem myself by spotting random, fun details hidden in scenes.

    Seriously, did you know there's a world-famous painting hidden in the background in the movie "Don"?

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    Representative GIF of me, every weekend, ruining my eyesight and posture.

    Recently, I decided to watch "War" (2019), produced by Yash Raj Films, starring Tiger Shroff and Hrithik Roshan.

    The poster of the movie war in which hrithik roshan and tiger shroff brandish guns while vaani kapoor's character poses seductively
    Yash Raj Films

    You might know it for "Ghungroo", the catchy song whose choreography should be classified as an extreme sport. Or maybe you've seen the (very well shot) action sequences in trailers, or the gravity-defying stunt sequences.

    What you might not know, however, is that the writer or the director or maybe even Tiger Shroff himself (???) managed to slip an NSFW joke into the film's final cut.


    Approximately ten minutes into the movie, intelligence operative Tiger Shroff (we'll just keep calling him that because his character's real identity is an actual plot twist and will be too convoluted to explain) enters his agency's headquarters through a hidden doorway that seems to be plucked right from a children's detective story: A defunct lift that requires a secret code to take you to the right place.

    Here, watch it.

    Yash Raj Films

    ...Notice something?

    Here's a slowed down GIF of the important part.

    Yash Raj Films

    Yeah. Yes. Yup. They did that.

    I think I last saw this joke being made in high school...

    For those of you who didn't get it yet, here's a breakdown: Tiger Shroff enters a five-digit code in the lift. The code is 8-0-0-8-5.

    Images that show tiger shroff pressing the said numbers
    Yash Raj Films

    The zero is pressed twice, very distinctly. In fact, all numbers are pressed very carefully, and the whole scene definitely does not look like a random selection of numbers was simply made up on the spot.

    Now, "80085" is a juvenile joke for exactly what it looks like. BOOBS.

    In the seven-segment display normally present in digital equipment like calculators and measuring tools, seven lines are used to make up all the characters we see on the screen. The letter 8 uses all seven lines, for example. 0 uses six. And so on.

    A photograph of a calculator
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    A very specific joke people somehow figured out, is to use these lines to type... dirty words. Like 80085 = BOOBS.

    I'm not even making this up. There are actual tutorials for it.

    Now, this does beg the question: Who exactly put this joke into a movie like "War"?

    Do we point fingers at the director? Producer? Scriptwriter? Or star Tiger Shroff himself?

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    Also, are we supposed to believe that an intelligence agency, with numerous spies and operations spread across the world, set the password to its headquarters as... BOOBS?

    Who let this happen? What would that e-mail even look like? We need answers!

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    Well, "War" is not really the kind of movie that gives answers to all questions, tbh. Simply sit back and enjoy the ride!

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