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Fans have their date with Tim Cook as Apple opens first India store

The crowd cheered, the Apple professionals, in green uniform, clapped and sang as the CEO welcomed the first visitors into the store at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Mumbai

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Apple CEO Tim Cook with Senior Vice-President (Retail & People) Deirdre O’Brien (left) during the opening of India’s first Apple store in Mumbai Photo: Kamlesh Pednekar

Shivani Shinde Mumbai

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Long queues, loud music, the trademark claps and, of course, Tim Cook opening the door — Apple’s first store in India had it all.

The crowd cheered, the Apple professionals, in green uniform, clapped and sang as the CEO welcomed the first visitors into the store at Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC), Mumbai.

On Wednesday, Cook is expected to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, and Minister of State for Electronics and IT Rajeev Chandrasekhar in Delhi.

After the launch in Mumbai, Cook reached Hyderabad. 

There he met chief national badminton coach Pullela Gopichand and

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First Published: Apr 18 2023 | 3:29 PM IST

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