Chennai, Feb 23 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi Monday hailed music maestro A.R. Rahman for his double win for "Slumdog Millionaire" at the 81st annual Academy Awards and said the Oscars were "precious jewels". He also wished Rahman more awards.
"Classic Tamil and six crore (60 million) Tamils are rejoicing over the pinnacle of achievement of this worthy son of Chennai," Karunanidhi said in a statement.
"I consider the awards won by Rahman as precious jewels in the crown of one of our own with pride. I join 100 crore (1 billion) Indians and six crore (60 million) Tamils in showering flowers of appreciation with pure minds on this scion from a minority commu