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Annakutty Valiamangalam K. -Findeis former head of the Department of Foreign Languages Mumbai University passed BA from Banaras Hindu University (BHU) with first rank and a gold medal and her masters in Philosophy from BHU. She got a diploma in modern German literature from University of Vienna and completed her Ph.D. in the same subject from University of Salzburg. Annakutty worked as lecturer and reader in German at BHU for 15 years before taking charge as professor and head of department of foreign languages at Mumbai University. Her publications include:" In the Temple of Words," "Grimms Fairy Tales " (in German and Hindi translations) several Malayalam Poems and their translation into German.She has also translated the poems of the eminent Malayalam Poet K. Satchidanandan from Malayalam into German.