Vibha & Neil

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The Wedding Website of Vibha Babbar and Neil Shankara
Meet our family and friends who have major contributions in our lives and hold special place close to our heart.

Neil C. Shankara


Vibha’s soon to be hubby

Dr. Vibha Babbar


Soon to be Neil's Wifey

Dr. Tristan Shankara

Best Man and Brother of Groom

Tristan is the director of an anesthetic block program and is an anesthesiologist in Orlando, Florida. Neil has the honor and privilege of having Tristan be his best man for the wedding.

Dr. Vivek Babbar

Man of Honor and Brother of the Bride

Brother of bride - being equivalent to The Father of Bride Vivek has been our backbone in planning this wedding. He has been biggest cheerer for her in happy times and biggest supporter in stressful times. The bond they share is priceless. Vivek from being brother of bride, best childhood friend, guide for life, is a fatherly figure after dad passed away. He is non practicing dentist but a product manager of US top EMR software.

Rhonda Shankara

Mother of the Groom

Rhonda is Neil’s Mom and has been instrumental in the wedding planning process. Rhonda is a retired registered nurse. She enjoys: spending time with her grandchildren in Florida, trying new restaurants with Vibha and Neil, and seeing family abroad. Vibha and Neil would like to thank her for all her love and support during the wedding planning.

Neelam Babbar

Mother of the Bride

Neelam, the Strongest and the most cheerful person. She has been sole person in making Vibha's dream of becoming a bride come true, by doing all her wedding shopping with full enthusiasm and zest. But not to miss, Neil is her favorite and pampers him more when she is around. She is a retired teacher, but she still is always learning more and more. She loves, cooking, gardening and hiking.

Dr. Besagarahally Shankara

Father of the Groom

Since Neil lived at home, he spent a lot of time with his Mom and Dad. They became best friends! Dr. Shankara retired after practicing medicine for 50 years. He now enjoys not setting an alarm clock, playing tennis, and traveling to Florida to see his other son, daughter-in-law and adorable grand children.

Late Dr. Raj Kumar

Father of the Bride

Vibha was a Daddy's girl and her dad was her first love. He practiced medicine for 26years in India but unfortunately lost his life to cancer at a very young age, 13 years ago. He served till his last breath and was an example of having strong will power for many. Even though he could not see her daughter graduate as dentist, but Vibha believes he has always blessed her from heaven and will shower his blessings on Vibha and Neil, on their big day and forever.

Krista Carson Shankara


Neil’s sister-in-law. Krista is a huge Disney fan and is the loving mother to Gabriel and Odette.

Dr. Bhavya Kumar

Maid of Honor

Bhavya! the most humble and cheerful person I have know. She is beauty with brains and is currently an Emergency Medicine Resident. She introduced me to world of US and showed me Seattle and made me fall in love with it. She is a big time foodie like me and her favorite foods are shahi paneer with garlic naan, pizza and ice cream! Someday she would love to travel to see the Northern Lights.

Odette Shankara

Flower Girl

Odette is Neil’s Niece. Right before the wedding Odette will turn 3. She loves dressing up like a princess and watching Frozen. Vibha and Neil are honored to have Odette as the flower girl in their wedding.

Dr. Rutu Patel


Meet Rutu, a dentist, an entrepreneur and a fashionista. Meeting on the first day of meet and great of our dental school in Boston, we sat next to each other and since then we never left each others sides and our friendship has continued to bloom. She is my wine buddy, dental buddy and travel buddy.

Gabriel Shankara

Ring Bearer

Gabriel is Neil’s nephew. In August 2023, Gabriel will be in 2nd grade. He loves baseball, basketball, and Pokémon. Vibha and Neil are honored to have Gabriel as their ring bearer.

Dr. Kanika Vaswani


Meet Kanika, a talented dentist. We first met in the Dental School Boston and that led to beautiful friendship and now she stands next to me as my Bridesmaid and making memories for life. When she's not busy perfecting smiles, you'll find her in the kitchen, mastering the art of cooking dal makhni.

Dr. Vikram Gopal


Vikram is Neil’s childhood friend, travel buddy, and good friend. Only six months apart in age, Vikram and Neil have celebrated numerous birthdays, holidays and special occasions together.

Dr. Gunveen Chawla


Gunveen is a beautiful person inside and out. Meeting in High school and continuing our friendship since then. From high school to Dental school in India and pursuing our dreams in United States, we have come a long way and had made beautiful memories. She enjoys music and travel and will not fail to surprise everyone with her talent of making new and unique cocktails.

Adam Barratclough


Neil’s cousin from the United Kingdom. Adam coaches tennis in England. His British accent will charm you!

Vinay Swamy


Vinay is Neil's cousin from Texas. He enjoys sour margaritas and fresh espresso. Either's a great way to start the day.

Dr. Sunita Swamy


Sunita is Neil’s cousin. She enjoys good seafood, especially oysters, which are kinda hard to find in Texas. Luckily chips and salsa are always in season!

Dinazia D’souza


Neil first met Dinazia at NIU when she was moving in and dropped her trunk down the stairs. Since then, Neil and Dinazia became college buddies cheering on the huskies and great friends.

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