Last Saturday, July 5, ay ipinalabas sa Startalk ang interview ng TV host-columnist na si Ricky Lo sa dating actress at beauty queen na siDindi Gallardo, who now resides in New York City. Sa naturang interview ay kasama ni Dindi ang kanyang Manhattan-based German fiancéna si Richard Dean Smalley.
Nagwagi si Dindi ng koronang Bb. Pilipinas-Universe noong 1993,kasama si Ruffa Gutierrez na nanalo namang Bb. Pilipinas-World.
Pinasok din ni Dindi ang mundo ng showbiz at ilan sa mgapelikulang ginawa niya ay ang mga sumusunod: Ikaw ang Miss Universe ng Buhay Ko(1994), Bala at Lipstick (1994), SPO4 Santiago (1996), Ang PinakamagandangHayop Sa Balat ng Lupa (1996), Dyesebel (1996), Totoy Mola (1997), Ang Probinsyano (1997), Nang Iniwan Mo Ako(1997), Hanggang Dito Na Lang (1997), Bayad Puri (1998), Sgt. Hidalgo: Bala ngKatarungan (1998), Wangbu (1998), at Serafin Geronimo: Kriminal ng Bo.Concepcion (1998).
Ang huli niyang pelikula ay ang Katawan noong 1999.
Ayon kay Dindi, she's very happy living in New York City.Nagkakilala raw sila ng kanyang fiancé noong 2003 pa.
Kuwento niya, "He [Rich] was neighbors with a good friend of mine.I was here for the summer. It's back in 2003. My friend introduced us.... thereare no sparks. And then, I came back in the fall. That's how we met. We endedup like hanging out and everything, and by the end of the year, we weretogether."
Next year ang plano nilang magpakasal niRich.
"Next year, we're getting married," sabi ni Dindi kayRicky Lo. "But it's very small. Small intimate wedding with families, very closefriends. But very small, nothing grand."
Ricky then asked if they will spend their honeymoon inthe Philippines.
"I hope so, " ang matipid na sagot naman ng fiancé ni Dindi.
Rich is a musician by profession. He creates soundtrack formovies. Ayon kay Dindi, Richcollaborated for the sound of her last movie, which shedidn't mention.
Wala na bang balak bumalik sa showbiz ni Dindi?
"Maybe as a director," sagot niya. "I'm writing now. That'swhat I'm doing. I'm doing film but behind the scenes."
During her career as an actress in the Philippines, isa siDindi sa na-link noon kay Gabby Concepcion. Hindipinalampas ni Ricky na kuhanan ng reaction si Dindi sa pagbabalik sa Pilipinasng dating boyfriend.
Sabi ni Dindi, aware daw siya sa mga news na nangyayari saPilipinas."Yeah, good for him. I mean, you know, he still looksgood. He doesn't look like you know...he doesn't look old. And you know, he's avery good actor. That's what showbiz needs. Maybe he'll bring back those goodold days," nakangiting pahayag ni Dindi.