‘Ravi Adelkan, a young boy with a brain tumour condition, sitting on the sofa with his sister, holding a ‘dream big’ sweet in his hand

Ravi and his sister Maya

Meet Ravi

Like any seven year old, Ravi Adelekan has A Million Dreams. But one year ago his dreams were interrupted by the news that he had a benign tumour in his brain stem. Despite 10 hours of surgery, doctors were not able to remove the whole tumour, and Ravi lives with its effects every day.

After learning to walk and feed himself again, and determined to return to his passions of music, maths and sport, Ravi lives his life to the max with bravery, fun and inspirational strength.

Ravi’s dream is to have a future where tumours like his could be treated without the type of major surgery he went through.

He would also love for the incredible medical care and support he received at King’s College London to be available everywhere.

Marking the first anniversary of Ravi’s brain surgery, a stellar cast of internationally acclaimed musicians and celebrities have gathered in Ravi’s name to record a charity music video raising money for children with brain tumours.

The video for Ravi & Friends’ cover version of 'A Million Dreams' from The Greatest Showman features Ravi, as well as Coldplay, Bastille, Damon Albarn, Paloma Faith, Mary Berry, Björn Ulvaeus (ABBA), Heather Watson, and many, many more. All coming together to raise funds for The Brain Tumour Charity and brainstrust.