Zayn Malik crowned 'sexiest Asian man' for second year in a row

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Zayn Malik has been named as the world's sexiest Asian man for the second year running.

The ex-One Direction star topped London-based newspaper Eastern Eye's list of the top fifty sexiest Asian men for 2016.

The British Pakistani singer once again beat Bollywood actor Hrithik Roshan into second place.

Zayn Malik (Willy Sanjuan/AP)
Zayn Malik (Willy Sanjuan/AP)

Also included on the list was Pakistani tea-stall seller Arshad Khan who became internet-famous earlier this year after his photograph went viral.

Arshad was placed at 31 on list.

Earlier this month Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone topped Eastern Eye's sexiest Asian women list.