One Hundred Years Of Bollywood - But Starting When, Exactly?
"The big cross in the diary has been ostensibly marked in for 3 May 2013, 100th anniversary of when Raja Harischandra
, directed by DG Phalke, was first exhibited to the general public in Mumbai." But a different, shorter film was shown at the same venue a year earlier - though some say that one doesn't count.
The Guardian (UK) 10/02/12