Ahsan Habib is a famous Bengali poet. He also wrote books and novels for children. He was born in Shankarpasha, Pirojpur in the year 1917. He worked on several magazines: Takbir, Bulbul, The Saogat. He also worked for All India Radio in Kolkata.
His most famous books are Ashay Basati (1974), Megh Bale Chaitre Jabo (1976), Aronno Neelima etc. For his literary work, he won several awards: Bangla Academy Award (1961), UNESCO Literary Prize (1960–61). He died on 10 July 1985.