Apple CEO Tim Cook is on a landmark visit to India, which is the fastest growing smartphone market in the world. It's the first time that any Apple CEO has visited the country.

As expected, Cook's five-day visit to India is going to be extremely instrumental in increasing the sales of Apple devices in the price-conscious country, which boasts of the third largest smartphone market in the world.

Tim Cook India Visit Photos

Tim Cook India Visit Photos

Here are some of the memorable pictures of Tim Cook's India visit. Let's have a glance!

Cook visited the historical Siddhivinayak temple in Mumbai on Wednesday. He even performed aarti at the temple, where he also met Mukesh Ambani's son Anant Ambani, who had recently surprised everyone with his unbelievable transformation by losing massive 108 KG.

Tim Cook with Anant Ambani

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Tim Cook at Siddhivinayak Temple 2
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Tim Cook at Siddhivinayak Temple
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Cook also interacted with the young app developers in Mumbai.

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Tim Cook at Taj Palace
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Apple CEO was invited by the Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan for a special dinner at his sea-side mansion. All the who's who of Bollywood were present at the dinner party. From Aishwarya Rai, Amitabh Bachchan to Aamir Khan, almost everyone graced the occasion.
Tim Cook with Shahrukh Khan and Amitabh Bachchan
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Tim Cook with Shahrukh Khan and Sania Mirza
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Tim Cook with Mahesh Bhatt and Mukesh BhattImage Credit:
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Major Announcements and Developments

  • The Cupertino-based company has announced the opening of a new development centre in Hyderabad; focused on Apple Maps development. The centre will reportedly employ up to 4,000 workers.
  • According to reports, Apple is to invest $25 million in the development centre, which is in The Tishman Speyer's WaveRock campus.
  • The company also announced to open an iOS app design and development accelerator in Bangalore, India.
  • Cook is to meet Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday.
  • Modi government is expected to ask Apple to open smartphone and computer manufacturing facility in India.
  • In the first quarter of 2016, iPhone sales increased by 56% in the country.

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