Barkha Really Don't Smoke?

I don`t smoke, Barkha on Rani`s character in JessicaBarkha Dutt is taking great pains to explain to her Twitter followers that she doesn't smoke and that Rani Mukerji's character in the film is the result of poetic licence.

However, a former colleague of the news anchor is calling her a "liar, liar." Everyone knows she lights up all the time. So why the charade?