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You have never seen Zayn Malik looking like this before

Zayn Malik receives the ultimate honour from his hometown

The solo star has been immortalised as a sand sculpture.

He has been around the world with One Direction and as a solo star, but Zayn Malik's career has surely now peaked somewhere a little more down to earth.

Zayn was brought up in Bradford and to honour the Pillowtalk star's success artist Sand In Your Eye has built a life-size statue out of sand in his hometown.

A lot of people don't see the resemblance.

His proud mum Trisha Malik was pictured with the sculpture. At least, we think it's Zayn. We can't be sure...