The biggest positive about the music of IHLS is the uniformity that it has from start till the finish. There are no major ups or downs as well as no striking highlights or lowlights. What works is the fact that the album has a constant theme to it which remains within boundaries without meandering into different directions. For those who love to hear those youthful melodious tracks composed by Vishal-Shekhar, I Hate Luv Storys is the one for them.
This is the true story of Narsimha, a farm laborer, who desperately needed money to fund the education of his children. He finds himself in the midst of Naxalites where his mission becomes a mere subset of a greater cause that the militant's pursue. From being a mere cook to actually training in weapons to being involved in shootouts and kidnapping, Narsimha himself in the thick of life he had never bargained for. A confrontation with the group leaders turns his life upside down; he is now on the run from both law and the militants.
Narsimha has to take one vital decision that could make or break him. But the decision ends in creating a conflicting situation that has him torn between conscience and survival. Red Alert– The War Within hurtles towards a cathartic end that blows apart a few myths about life and the complicated systems that engulfs it. Red Alert– The War Within is a volatile account of today's times…culled straight from today's torrid headlines.